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Backwater Jacks

27598 Marina Pointe Dr, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-8716
+1 239-992-3010
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average30%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
15:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
££ - £££
27598 Marina Pointe Dr, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-8716
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is kinda off the beaten path, nice chairs to sit in while you wait. Has an inside and outside, small bar area. Meals range from 15.00 to 30.00. I love clam chowder and try to order it whenever I can. The chowder here fell...More

Thank kelbell09
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Wonderful dinner last night, Chef Cory and entire staff were awesome! The fresh fish choices are super great. Nice bar on the water with a relaxing atmosphere.

Thank SherryAnn34110
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

In 2014 when I last reviewed this restaurant, I gave it a “so so “ review. I especially criticized the pricing. Recently I had dinner twice at the restaurant and found the pricing more reasonable. The service was excellent. If you can enjoy sit outside...More

Thank Bob1600
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Went and tried this place out. Ordered the clam strips, definitely the best I have ever had, fresh, and tasty! I ordered the blackened grouper sandwich which was average. It was good but didn't stand out. The fries were good and everyone else in the...More

Thank geoneo10
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Inside Bonita Bay hides this little treasure. Good bar scene and Happy Hour. Food is getting better and better with a full time staff now. Always nice to sit on the porch and watch the marine traffic.

Thank bbk220
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is nice marina location in Bonita Bay but have been consistently disappointed each time I bring guests here. Cocktails were terrible. Entrees are overpriced and poorly prepared. The shrimp and chicken pasta dish had unpleasant pieces of salami in it. Salmon was extremely small...More

Thank Norine C
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I'v been down on this dining spot for the last ten years owing to substandard quality food. I had a quite good meal last night there, miso black cod, cooked perfectly. I find their signature grouper burger has improved in quality as well. Th done...More

Thank 124tonywebb
Reviewed 23 March 2017

In addition to this visit we've eaten several times in the past with friends and consistently the food has not been good. My wife had the barbecue rims and they were so dried out and tough they could've been eaten, I had a pasta\chicken\sausage dish...More

Thank auditor45
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Our server, I believe he went by DJ was outstanding! They need to hire more young men like him. He was so well mannered and concerned with everything we needed. My husband had the Salmon Pita and said it was just ok. I have the...More

Thank maltesemama15
Reviewed 22 November 2016

My friends and I were led to this restaurant by a resident of the attached housing development. Considering the neighbourhood in which this place is located, the restaurant is somewhat low key. The wait staff was polite and eager to help. Food was served in...More

Thank BJW S
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Len C
4 July 2017|
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Response from Norine C | Reviewed this property |
Updated answer -reservations are required then you can access through front gate. Open Thur, Fri and Sat during summer 3-9pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
15:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27598 Marina Pointe Dr, Bonita Springs, FL 34134-8716
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 239-992-3010
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